Immanuel   A.  Edinbarough

Associate Dean  

Office: BSETB 1.354
Phone: (956) 882-6623
Email: immanuel.edinbarough@utrgv.edu

Dr. Immanuel A. Edinbarough

Immanuel A. Edinbarough received his B.Sc. (Applied Sciences) degree from PSG College of Technology, University of Madras, India, his B.E.. (M.E.) degree from the Institution of Engineers, India, M.E. (Production Engineering) degree from PSG College of Technology, Bharathiar Univesrity, India and his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Bharathiar University, India. He is currently a professor and Director of Engineering Technology at The University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB). Prior to joining the faculty at UTB he was a visiting professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. Also, an Associate Professor of Production Engineering Technology at PSG College of Technology Bharathiar University, India, where he served as the Director of Computer Vision Laboratory and National Cadet Corps – Engineering Division Director. With over 29 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing/mechanical engineering and engineering technology, he currently teaches in the areas of CAD/CAM/CIM, Robotics & Automation, Product and Process Design, Materials and Manufacturing processes, Machine Design, Renewable Energy and Micro Manufacturing.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Dr. Edinbarough’s current research interests include Robotics, CIM, Sustainable Manufacturing, Micro Machining and Engineering & Technology Education. Other areas of interest include Microsystems, MEMS, Nano manufacturing, artificial intelligence, mechatronics, machine vision,remote manufacturing, robotics and automation, Renewable Energy, Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Education. Dr. Edinbarough has published several papers in these areas in various national and international conferences and journals. He has also conducted several workshops and seminars on the above topics. He has worked in heavy and light manufacturing industries manufacturing pumps, motors, and CNC machine tools in the areas of system design, production planning and control and manufacturing
    • CAD/CAM/CIM, Robotics & Automation, Sustainable Manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology Research
  • Education

    • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Bharathiar University, 1996
    • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Bharathiar University, 1988
    • BE, Mechanical Engineering, Institution of Engineers, 1984
    • BS, Applied Sciences, University of Madras, 1981
  • Currently Teaching

    ENGT 3310 A - Fundamentals of Product Design:
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    ENGT 4220 01 - Senior Project II:
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    Course Evaluations
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    ENGT 4210 01 - Senior Project I:
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    Course Evaluations
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    ENGT 1201 01 - Foundations of ET:
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    ENGT 3310 01 - Fundamentals of Product Design:
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Selected Publications


  • Boby John, Rajeshwar Kadavaramath, and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Designing software development processes to optimize multiple output performance characteristics," Software Quality Professional 19, no. 4 (September 2017): 16-24.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Anabel Pineda-Briseño. "Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGVENGT, USA and ITM-CSE, Mexico: An intelligent closet prototype," 2017 ASEE International Forum. June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Adriana Olvera. "Cross border collaborative learning through capstone engineering projects," 2017 ASEE International Forum. June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Pineda-Briseno Anabel. "“Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT, USA and ITM-CSE, Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype” ," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Pineda-Briseno Anabel. "“Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT, USA and ITM-CSE, Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype” ," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Adriana Olvera. "“Cross border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects” ," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Adriana Olvera. "“Cross border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects”," Columbus, Ohio: 2017 ASEE International Forum, , June 2017.

  • Boby John, Rajeshwar Kadavaramath, and Immanuel Edinbarough. "A Brief Review of Software Reliability Prediction Models," International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET) 5, no. IV (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2017).

  • Boby John, Rajeshwar Kadadevaramath, and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Recent Advances in Software Quality Management: A Review," Merit Research Journal of Business and Management 4, no. 3 (June 2016): 018-026.

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. "Grinding of Aerospace Alloys in MQL," San Antonio, Texas: Sixth Annual HTEC Texas Educator’s Conference, May 2016.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Adam Russel. Establishment of an NSF I-Corps Site at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, National Science Foundation, $499,985.00 (July 27, 2017 - August 31, 2022)

  • Alexander Domijan. Creating a Manufacturing Innovations Hub in Brownsville (MIH-B): Immediate and Long-Term Program Implementation, Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC), $6,615,000.00 (June 1, 2017 - August 31, 2022)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Beyond Engineering Education Program: Cross-border multidisciplinary talent: sharing science, technology development and innovation, Partners of the Americas/100k Strong in the Americas , $104,000.00 (September 28, 2017 - August 31, 2018)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Texas Regional Mathematics Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, MSP, University of Texas, Austin., $80,000.00 (May 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants: USDA/NIFA “Beyond Engineering Education Program: Development of innovative teaching methodologies to prepare qualified engineers in the FANH Sciences towards global engagement, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), $748,959.00 ( )

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. ProSE: Towards to Prototyping of Smart Environments Based on Technologies 4.0, ConTex, $137,834.00 ( )

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Solar and Wind Energy Technology, American Made Solar and Wind Corporation, $60,000.00 (August 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Texas Regional Mathematics Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, MSP, University of Texas, Austin., $80,000.00 (May 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Olegario Vasquez Rana Fellowship , UTRGV, $5,880.00 (September 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough. Texas Regional Mathematics Collaborative for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, MSP, University of Texas, Austin., $80,000.00 (May 1, 2014 - May 31, 2015)



Selected Presentations


  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Anabel Pineda-Briseno, Adriana Olvera, Jesus Gonzalez, and Maria Vasquez. "1. Beyond Engineering Education: a collaborative cross-border undergraduate program towards sustainable development," Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability 2018, TRACS, Stephenville, TX (March 2018)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Jesus Gonzalez, and Adriana Olvera. "Collaborative undergraduate learning through capstone engineering projects," Teaching Excellence Symposium 2018, UTRGV, Edinburg, Texas (February 2018)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Jesus Gonzalez. "Process Automation in Smart Environments: Intelligent Closet Prototype," 2018 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration, American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), San Antonio, TX (February 2018)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, Jesus Gonzalez, and Ana Pineda-Briseño. "Social-cultural elements of cross-border collaboration in engineering undergraduate projects between UTRGV-ENGT and TecNM/ITM," International Conference on Border Studies, UTRGV, Brownsville, Texas (October 2017)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Adriana Olvera. "Cross-border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (July 2017)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Anabel Pineda-Briseno. "Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT,USA and ITM-CSE,Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (June 2017)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough, Adriana Olvera, and Anabel Pineda-Briseno. "Collaborative technological development and innovation between UTRGV-ENGT,USA and ITM-CSE,Mexico: An Intelligent Closet Prototype," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (June 2017)

  • Immanuel Edinbarough and Adriana Olvera. "Cross-border collaborative learning through Capstone Engineering Projects," 2017 ASEE International Forum, ASEE, Columbus, OH (June 2017)

  • Abran Garcia and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Design and Development of an Automated Sun Tracking Device for the optimum harvesting of Solar Energy," Proceedings of the 13th Annual UTB/TSC Research Symposium, UTB/TSC, (March 2011)

  • Hector Silva and Immanuel Edinbarough. "Design and Development of Collaborative Robots," Proceedings of the 13th Annual UTB/TSC Research Symposium, UTB/TSC, (March 2011)

Current Courses

ENGT 3310 A - Fundamentals of Product Design:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGT 4220 01 - Senior Project II:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGT 4210 01 - Senior Project I:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGT 1201 01 - Foundations of ET:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGT 3310 01 - Fundamentals of Product Design:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses